The SEEBURGER EPX Service allows manufacturing companies to exchange engineering (CAD/CAx) and product data with partners and customers in a fast and easy way.
In product development, companies work intensely with OEMs, customers, partners and suppliers. Many engineering services are already provided by external development service providers in the manufacturing industry today. Secure, integrated data exchange solutions are thus becoming increasingly important. These solutions need to support two things: first, simultaneous project-based work on company-critical files and documents, and second, the asynchronous file exchange.
The EPX Service enables companies to quickly and securely transfer mission-critical engineering (CAD/CAx) and product data in the Cloud. Managing shared folders (share & subscribe) is the basis for project-based cooperation between your own staff and the personnel of the engineering partner. The ad hoc file exchange between users works by assigning upload and download rights.
Beyond that, the EPX Service supports sending and receiving of VDA ENGDAT messages via OFTP2 over TCP/IP to the customer or of ENGPART messages to engineering partners. We provide a monitoring and administration function, so your personnel can keep an overview and manage your engineering projects.
Our SEEBURGER EPX Team provides the following services:
The user-friendly EPX Service supports browser-based and role based access to all required construction, product and partner data. With only a few mouse clicks you can send and receive data easily, fast and directly from your workplace. We use ZIP, TAR and GZIP compression following the VDA standard to compress your data.
As a user of the EPX Service you only have to ensure that your data is available. Upon request, we connect your PLM/PDM solution and other applications for CAD format converters and CAD data validators.
The EPX Service provides a flexible solution to connect an unlimited number of OEMs and engineering partners (also partners without an ENGDAT/OFTP system). The solution can be used company-wide (internal/external) for the exchange of any data.
With the EPX Service, we provide the reliability and the advantages of a professional data center with multiply certified security, detailed service level agreements, comprehensive disaster recovery options and approved escalation management.
Automatic email notifications inform the sender about the dispatch status as well as the receiver about the data reception.
With our monitoring and logging function we keep the data exchange transparent and ensure smooth processing. This way, your line of business can always keep the overview. Partner and processing-specific information is centrally managed and maintained.
The EPX Service supports common relevant norms and standards such as ENGDAT/ENGPART in the automotive industry. With regard to content, structure and format, the recommendation ENGDAT specifies how construction data (Engineering Data) needs to be exchanged to be suited for machine processing. ENGPART defines content, structure and format of machine-readable Engineering Partner Data.
The solution is easy to use so that every registered engineer can create and monitor complex transmission orders in their browser in the easiest way. The EPX Service provides easy handling of engineering data exchange with different partners and protocols – directly from the workplace of the engineer based on a scalable solution.
The expenses coming along with the operation of the EPX Service vary widely depending on your requirements and expectations as well as your selected service level. Please let us know, which configuration of the EPX Service you are interested in and where we may support you.
We will be happy to advise you: The best expert for your EPX Service scenario will get in contact with you to discuss your requirements and expectations in detail and suggest a price range.